Darkest Day of A Company – 312th Engineer Battalion, January 11th 1945 – September 2015 Update

The purpose of this article is to tell the story of Willard G. Meek and to reveal what happened to A Company, 312th Engineer Battalion, 87th Infantry Division on January 11th 1945. On that day A company lost twenty-four soldiers. One of the soldiers stated KIA that day was Willard G. Meek. Willard’s cousin, D. […]

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Relive The Past – Berdorf in the Battle of the Bulge

Free World War 2 Battlefield Tour! This battlefield tour focusses on the Southern Shoulder of the Battle of the Bulge. In the village of Berdorf, this guided tour takes you back in time to relive the past and witness historical locations and battlefield sites that were part of the Battle of the Bulge. Focussing on […]

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Schumann’s Eck Memorial Trail 1944-1945 Battle of the Bulge Tour

Before we start on this topic I’d like to make clear that this was part of a four-day trip in the Battle of the Bulge area. I highly suggest you to read the first part of it by clicking HERE! In the 10 years that I’ve visited the Ardennes, I’ve come across this place many […]

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Veteran Research: Pvt William D. Sheehan – Battle of the Bulge

WILLIAM D. SHEEHAN KILLED IN ACTION Word was received here this week that Pfc. William D. Sheehan of Osage, was reported killed in action in Luxembourg on December 26th. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Mark Sheehan of Osage. The parents received the telegram from the War Department on Sunday, January 14th. Young […]

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A very unusual meeting between U.S. and German soldiers in the Battle of the Bulge!

During war the most unusual things can happen at most the dangerous situations.  This particular story is about the 2nd infantry regiment during the Battle of the Bulge. The moment is described in the book: A foot soldier for Patton  “The story of a “Red Diamond” infantryman with the US Third Army” by Michael C. Bilder […]

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